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Higgins Crab House North

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12801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-4625 (128th street)
Convenient to Ocean City municipal bus stops
410 250 2403
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Ocean City Md"s premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant...
Ocean City Md"s premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 18
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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My son and I wanted somewhere close to our condo so we chose Higgins. We didn't have time for the AUCE crabs so we opted for a bunch of appetizers which were all fantastic. Highly recommend the muscles, the crab dip and the BBQ shrimp. Our service was excellent. Evan was personable, attentive and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Maryland
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Came back to OC to celebrate a special event with family and wanted to top off week with good crabs. Higgins had, by far, the best crabs we have eaten in a long time. They came out fresh, meaty and hot, with the perfect amount of Old Bay. I also liked the sides of butter, vinegar and extra spices. Server... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My son and I wanted somewhere close to our condo so we chose Higgins. We didn't have time for the AUCE crabs so we opted for a bunch of appetizers which were all fantastic. Highly recommend the muscles, the crab dip and the BBQ shrimp. Our service was excellent. Evan was personable, attentive and efficient. On the way out we... More 

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Plainville, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to dinner here while on vacation with our son and 2 9 & 11 yr old grandsons. We had mixed reviews on the food. The fried food was nothing special, the stuffed catfish was very good, but, the clam chowder was terrible/ inedible. The server was great, but because of the quality of the food we will not return.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went there and we were a party of 9. I cannot believe they charged $35.00 for 5 scallops and $40.00 for teeny tiny lobster tails. The lobster tails were cold when I got them. The kids enjoyed their meals, but the adults were not so happy. The old bay shrimp were drenched in the seasoning and were sent back. I... More 

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Parkton, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Should have known better when there was no wait to get a table. Crab cake bland, shrimp oversteamed, steamed broccoli was freezer burned. Dinners came out in shifts with 10 minutes between first dinner served and last dinner- we sent it back as other diners were almost finished meal. This was a second try after a so-so experience- Never Again

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent prices for crabs nice size staff very friendly recommend this resturuant for all you can eat.

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Lancaster, PA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For us, Higgins is one of our favorites. I think that we may have reviewed it before but here goes again. I had crab cakes with corn on the cob and coleslaw; my wife had a pound of boiled shrimp. I don't know where they are sourcing the seafood and produce that they serve but both are a cut above... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our family was looking forward to a delicious seafood dinner but were terribly dissapointed! The salad dressing had a fly in it the lettuce was brown and partially rotten. The clams were very gritty. The Tuna was well done. Very small portions for the price. The french fries tasted as if they were under a heat lamp for hours. Very... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ate here last night July 13. Had a 7:30 dinner reservation for 5 people made on open table. We arrived about 15 min early, and they didn't have our reservation. They were able to seat us immediately outside and were apologetic. There was a giant party inside which sucked up the time of the servers and the kitchen. These people... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Picked up a half bushel of crabs to share with family. We had called late to inquire and they were up front on sizes and availability. Let us know that there wasn't quite enough #1s to fill a whole bushel. That was fair rather than filling it with smaller ones. The half bushel was more than enough because the crabs... More 

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Additional Information about Higgins Crab House North

Address: 12801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-4625
Phone Number: 410 250 2403
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-4625
    (128th street)
  • Public Transportation: Convenient to Ocean City municipal bus stops
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 410 250 2403

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Ocean City Md"s premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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